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The smiling lieutenant

Ernst Lubitsch

1931
United States
1h33
Fiction
B&W
with french subtitles

An amorous lieutenant is forced to marry a socially awkward princess, though he tries to keep his violin-playing girlfriend on the side.

Introduction by Katalin Pór

Cast
Maurice Chevalier, Claudette Colbert, Miriam Hopkins
Screenplay
Samson Raphaelson, Ernest Vajda, d'après l'opérette Ein Walzertraum d'Oscar Straus
Photography
George J. Folsey
Music
Oscar Strauss
Editing
Merrill G. White
Production
Paramount pictures

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